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2011-06-01 08:00:00

Organization Hosts Free Health Screening Event and Walkathon to Raise Awareness in at Risk Community WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) will host its Kidney Action Day, which includes the Steps that Count fundraising walkathon, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

2011-05-23 22:18:29

University of Louisville researchers have replicated the inflammatory gene changes of a human kidney as it progresses from mild to severe diabetic nephropathy, using a mouse model developed by a UofL researcher.

2011-04-29 06:11:07

A drug used to treat high blood pressure may reduce the risk of kidney failure in obese patients.

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2011-04-21 12:45:28

US researchers said on Wednesday that kidney failure is a main complication of diabetes, but a lab study on mice showed that a high-fat, low carbohydrate diet could reverse that in eight weeks.

2011-04-01 10:46:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lance® Sandwich Crackers is partnering with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to support the organization's efforts to find better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes.

2011-03-25 07:00:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010.

2011-03-23 10:54:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced the addition of two renal research and clinical experts, Ben Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D.

2011-01-27 08:48:29

The drug rt-PA may prevent infection in kidney dialysis patients, according to a new study.

2011-01-21 14:34:57

Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure.

2010-12-07 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc.


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